We are pleased to announce, taking place Thursday, December 10th will be the 3rd Festival of Lights! Due to COVID-19, this year we encourage our residents to watch virtually. The lighting will be streamed through City of Middletown, NY Facebook page, be sure to tune in!

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Don't forget Middletown's Merry Mailboxes are out and waiting for your children's letters to Santa! All letters must be submitted with a self-addressed envelope including postage. This is the only way to secure safe delivery of your letter from Santa back to you! All letters must be submitted into a mailbox by Friday, December 18th. No letters will be accepted after this time.

*Gravel area between Middletown City Hall
and Middletown Police Department (Train)
*Green space across from the Historical Paramount Theater (Motorcycle)
*Run 4 Downtown Park (Sleigh)
*Thrall Library Entrance (Santa's Mailbox)

Check out the progress that has been made on the James & Henry Street Lots! Both lots are officially open to the public. Thank you for your patience on these projects!

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We hope you join us downtown this holiday season as you Shop, Dine, and Play! Check out our holiday spirit and take some pictures at our Downtown Selfie Spots! Be sure to tag us in your pictures!
Tree Locations: 1. 112-116 North Street
2. 27-33 Railroad Avenue
3. 78-86 East Main Street
4. 9-15 North Street
5. 44-46 North Street
6. 74-78 North Street
7. 16 James Street
8. 49-55 West Main Street
#MiddletownNYBID #ShopLocal #Holidays2020

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Small Business Saturday may be over, but our local businesses need our continued support! Shop local this holiday season! Shop Downtown Middletown! #MiddletownNYBID #shoplocal #shopsmall #holidays2020

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Remember that today is Small Business Saturday! Support our Downtown Businesses by shopping local!

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Calling all Downtown Businesses! We want to see your holiday spirit! Be sure to share your pictures with us to share with the community! #middletownnybid #holidays2020 #shoplocal

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Only 1 week away from Small Business Saturday. Remember to shop local this holiday season! Do you have a holiday special taking place? Be sure to send it to us! #MiddletownNYBID #ShopLocal #Holidays2020

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While construction may be keeping us from celebrating the holiday at Festival Square, and Covid-19 is keeping us from celebrating in person, it won’t stop us showing our Holiday Spirit in our City! Get ready, and be sure to tune in this Friday, November 27th for our Virtual Downtown Tree Lightings!

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It's official! Mayor DeStefano has proclaimed November 28, 2020, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, to be Small Business Saturday! Local business owners are members of our community, so show some community spirit this holiday season by shopping local and shopping small! #shoplocal #smallbusinesssaturday #MiddletownNY

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On Friday we celebrated the grand opening of Las Alba Inc with a ribbon cutting! They are a new design company that repurposes military uniforms into fashion, with the goal of raising funds for organizations that support mental health clinics, college funds and other veterans assistance programs that can also benefit the families of service people. Check out their gorgeous products at 19 North Street or give them a call at 914-407-3832!



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